Cat-Cow Pose (Marjaryasana-Bitilasana)

Cat-Cow Pose, Marjaryasana-Bitilasana, (maa-r-jaa-raa-suh-nuh , Bi-ti-laah-suh-nuh) marjara (cat) + asana (pose) , bitila (cow) + asana (pose) Also known as: Cat Cow Pose, Cat Cow Child Pose Flow, Kneeling Cat Swan Flow, Hovering Cat Pose Pose Type: Backbend, Stretching, Stress Relief, Back Pain, Sciatica Difficulty: Beginner Gently flow between Cat and Cow to warm up … Read more

Upward Facing Dog Pose (Urdhva Mukha Svanasana)

Upward Facing Dog Pose, Urdhva Mukha Svanasana, (oor-dhvuh mu-khuh sh-vaa-naa-suh-nuh) urdhva (upward) + mukha (face) + svana (dog) + asana (pose) Also known as: Up Dog, Upward Dog Pose Type: Backbend, Stretching, Strengthening Difficulty: Beginner As you move through Upward Facing Dog, float upwards and open your chest Upward Facing Dog Pose Fundamentals Upward Facing … Read more

Warrior 1 Pose (Virabhadrasana I)

Warrior 1 Pose, Virabhadrasana 1, (Vii-Ruh-Bhuh-Draa-Suh-Nuh) vira (brave) + bhadra (great/excellent) + asana (pose) Also known as: High Lunge, Knee down lunge, Crescent Lunge Pose Type: Stretching, Strengthening, Standing, Balancing Difficulty: Beginner Balance flexibility and strength in this foundational yoga pose Warrior 1 Pose Fundamentals Warrior 1 pose is the first asana in a collection … Read more

Warrior 2 Pose (Virabhadrasana II)

Warrior 2 Pose, Virabhadrasana II, (Vii-Ruh-Bhuh-Draa-Suh-Nuh) vira (brave) + bhadra (great/excellent) + asana (pose) Also known as: Warrior II Pose, Virabhadrasana II Pose Type: Balancing, Stretching, Strengthening, Standing Difficulty: Beginner Become the warrior that you are and draw upon your strength and stamina in Warrior II Warrior 2 Pose Fundamentals Warrior 2 pose is the … Read more

Baby Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana)

Baby Cobra Pose, Bhujangasana, (boo-jang-gahs-anna) bhujanga (snake, serpent) + āsana (pose) Also known as: Cobra Pose, Cobra Baby Pose, Low Cobra, Infant Cobra Pose Type: Backbend, Sciatica, Back Pain, Stress Relief, Stretching Difficulty: Beginner Strengthen the back body and combat a sedentary lifestyle with this baby backbend Baby Cobra Pose Fundamentals Build your backbend repertoire by … Read more